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Iowa at Nebraska odds, picks and prediction

The Iowa Hawkeyes (19-8, 9-7 Big Ten) meet the Nebraska Cornhuskers (7-20, 1-15) Friday in Lincoln, Neb. Tip time in the showdown at Pinnacle Bank Arena is slated for 9 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Iowa vs. Nebraska odds and lines, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.

Iowa is 5-1 over its last six games. The Hawkeyes won those five contests by an average of 19.4 points. The third win in that run was against this Nebraska team: Iowa downed UN 98-75 Feb. 13. F Keegan Murray went 15-for-21 en route to scoring 37 points in that game.

The Cornhuskers have lost twice since Feb. 13 and are just 1-13 since Jan. 2. Freshman G Bryce McGowens (16.7 points per game) leads the offense for Nebraska, but it’s an offense often playing from well behind due to what happens at the other end. The ‘Huskers have allowed a 51.3% shooting mark over their last three games.

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Iowa at Nebraska odds, spread and lines

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  • Money line: Iowa -750 (bet $750 to win $100) | Nebraska +500 (bet $100 to win $500)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Iowa -11.5 (-108) | Nebraska +11.5 (-112)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 161.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

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Iowa at Nebraska odds, lines, picks and predictions

Prediction

Iowa 91, Nebraska 77

Money line

Figure Iowa as being a value at -600 and Nebraska having potential at +650. PASS, because those prices are lost in the middle here.

Against the spread

The Cornhuskers are 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall. UN is a team playing out the final days of a season gone wrong and likely a coach hiring decision gone wrong.

Resurgent Iowa is still fighting for plenty. And the Hawkeyes figure to have a monster edge in turnovers, rebounding and the 2-point game. Enough so to warrant a win by more than four possessions.

TAKE IOWA -11.5 (-108).

Over/Under

These are the fastest two teams in an otherwise slowed-down league. They crossed over the 159.0 number last meeting and have gone by similar numbers the two years. The Over is 9-1 across the last 10 UI-UN meetings.

TAKE THE OVER 161.5 (-110) in this Friday meeting in Lincoln.

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